User Groups of Minnesota | UGoMN

User Groups of Minnesota

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What is the User Groups of Minnesota
User Groups of Minnesota (UGoMN) is a collective of user communities for schools in Minnesota. Each group has a central theme of interest. For example, customers using a particular vendor's products. The groups are truely user-centered - each is organized, hosted, and sustained by its particitants.
Who can participate?
User groups are open to any Minnesota school staff person with an interest in participating and positively contributing.
How can I get join?
Just click the "Join" button for any of the active groups listed on this page. Membership requests are reviewed to verify association with a school.

UGoMN is also seeking advisory members to help guide the direction of groups and the overall organization. If you are interested in participating on the advisory board please email us
How do we start another group?
It is essential that there be support from a number of schools to carry a group forward. We are currently formalizing a process to foster creation of sustainable new User Groups.
Email us if you have questions or would like to contribute to this effort!
Active Groups
Focused on the Finance, Human Resources, and Payroll functions as supported by the Skyward system. Topics of conversation regularly include: time tracking, leave management, staffing, position control, budget and staff planning, AP/AR, recruiting, reporting, and data integration. Disucssion includes schools using the PAC and Qmlativ versions of the product as well as those interested in learning more.

You are required to have an active Google account (what does this mean?) to participate in this group. Membership requests may take up to 24 hours for a response because school association is verified.
Focused on all products and services provided by Frontline Education. Including: Recruiting (formerly AppliTrack), absence and substitute management (formerly Aesop and SubFinder), professional learning management (formerly MyLearningPlan PDMS), and time and attendance (formerly VeriTime).
This group's focus is on the tools as well as how they are used to support processes. Topics of conversation regularly include: recruiting, job posting, leave management, forms and workflow, data export/import, third-party substitute providers, reporting, and getting the most out of the tools you have.

You are required to have an active Google account (what does this mean?) to participate in this group. Membership requests may take up to 24 hours for a response because school association is verified.